Growing Plants With Solar Heat Lamps: The Benefits and Drawbacks
Can plants be cultivated using heat lamps as an alternative to sunlight? The short answer is yes, because similarly to the Sun, heat lamps emit both light and heat. However, if you critically assess this question, is the light and heat from a synthetic light source enough to grow plants? Is there something else they need in addition to heat and light?
For plants to grow under solar-powered heat lamps, this light source must be capable of certain things:
Enabling lighting regulation to imitate day to night cycles